The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Ipswich region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank - 24 17
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 29 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich - 8.84% 9.97%
As % of the General category - 28.43% 28.69%
Number of salaries quoted 0 28 30
Average salary - £32,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.07%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
General Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
59 102 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 25.11% 31.10% 34.76%
Number of salaries quoted 48 84 112
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,150 £27,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £56,000 £60,250
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Games
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Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Games
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Ipswich region.

Games Salary Trend in Ipswich

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Online Games
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) JSF
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) JBoss
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Ant
2 2 (66.67%) Sun Certification
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Finance

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
1 2 (66.67%) Ant
2 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Operations Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) QA Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) QA Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) JSF
1 2 (66.67%) Ajax
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Online Games
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Sun Certification
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) HND
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) JBoss
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
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